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All Osteopaths at Ascot Vale Osteopathy have undergone 5 years of full-time study. At Ascot Vale Osteopathy, you will not only find experts in osteopathic care, but also rehabilitation prescription, biomechanic assessment and advice, pre and post natal care, and pillow and mattress advice.


Dr Joshua Milanes (Osteopath) - BHSc / BAppSc (Osteopathy)

Joshua is a friendly and compassionate osteopath who has experience in treating people of all ages and backgrounds. He has attained significant experience in managing long and short term injuries through working at multi-disciplinary clinics in Melbourne, and as a sports trainer at the local footy club.

Since graduating from RMIT University, Joshua has enjoyed treating a diverse range of musculoskeletal issues, and is passionate in restoring his patient’s health and improving their quality of life. Joshua is always trying to further his skill set, and has qualifications in dry needling, cupping and kinesio-taping. Joshua is a member of Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and Osteopathy Australia.

In his spare time, Joshua enjoys catching up with friends and keeping fit through rock-climbing and swimming.

Dr Chelsey Kedmenec (Osteopath) - B.App.Sc (Comp Med), M.Ost

Chelsey graduated from RMIT University in 2012, with a Bachelor in Applied Science, and a Masters of Osteopathy. During her studies, Chelsey
developed a particular interest in treating low back, pelvic and hip pain. She adopts a holistic approach to treatment, with a focus on evidence
based preventative advice, and rehabilitation. Chelsey applies this knowledge in the treatment plans for all of her patients.

Chelsey is involved as head trainer with the Coburg Football Club, which has given her the additional experience of working with acute sporting
injuries at a professional level. Having grown up in a rural setting, Chelsey also has experience in many sports, including: dressage and eventing,
netball, dancing and athletics.

Dr Fiona McIntyre (Osteopath) - BSc (Clin Sc), MHSc (Osteo)

Fiona graduated from Victoria University in 2005, obtaining a Bachelor of Science (Health Science), and Masters of Health Science (Osteopathy). After initially working in a large multidisciplinary clinic, Fiona opened Ascot Vale Osteopathy in 2008, and is the Director and Principal Osteopath.

Fiona aims to provide each individual patient with the best, safest and most effective Osteopathic healthcare. Fiona has treated
athletes of all sports for many years. Coming from a sporting background of state level indoor and field hockey, swimming, weights, gym, yoga and long distance running, Fiona aims for the patient to recover from their injury as quickly as possible, with minimal time off from their activity, and with home-based strategies and techniques to reduce the incidences of future injury occurrences.

Obstetrics and Osteopathy are another keen interest for Fiona – She enjoys assisting the mother’s body throughout the pregnancy, and in preparation for birth. Seeing the progression of the mother’s body through both pre and postnatal periods is extremely rewarding.

In her spare time, Fiona loves going to the gym, reading, and especially spending time together with her husband Gary, and two daughters – Mae and Eloise.